Monday, 30 September 2013

Autumn Fruit Ginger Pudding GF SCD Guest Post for The Seasonal Real Food Blog Series


Autumn is my favourite season of the year. Aren't the colours spectacular! It sounds a little bit crazy but I find myself longing for root vegetables, freshly picked apples and blackberries as well as the dark nights ahead long before Autumn is even approaching. So when Emily of Recipes to Nourish contacted me to see if I would like to contribute a guest post for her Seasonal Real Food Blog Series, I was excited and delighted to participate and I also felt very honoured since I've admired her blog and what it represents for some time now.

John Keats' poem "To Autumn", published in 1820, somehow vividly captures the mood of the season and effectively proves that nothing has really changed despite the passing of the years..
"Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, 
Close bosom-friend of the maturing sun; 
Conspiring with him how to load and bless 
With fruit the vines that round the thatch-eves run; 
To bend with apples the moss’d cottage-trees, 
And fill all fruit with ripeness to the core; 
To swell the gourd, and plump the hazel shells 
With a sweet kernel; to set budding more, 
And still more, later flowers for the bees, 
Until they think warm days will never cease, 
For Summer has o’er-brimm’d their clammy cells."

Ginger Cake

I've combined the heat of ginger with Autumn fruit but I've left it up to you to decide whether you want to choose apples, pears and/or berries. Ginger is comforting and warming and is both healing and nourishing, especially important for this time of year when the cold and flu viruses start to spread.

Autumn Fruit Ginger Pudding made with Pears

Be sure to eat it with a generous helping of your favourite cream be it yogurt cream, vanilla cashew cream or dairy cream. If you would like to see the recipe, please wander over to Recipes to Nourish and find it HERE.

Bowl Of Autumn Fruit Ginger Pudding

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12 comments:

  1. I love pears with ginger. This is beautiful, shame it's not vegan or I'd be baking it asap! I'll have to brainstorm a pear and ginger vegan dessert now you've inspired me :)

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    1. I haven't been able to make a vegan grain free cake .. but this would work well with a vegan cake mix. Did you see the picture of the chocolate, pear & ginger cobbler on my Sainsbury's cookbook post - well that recipe can easily be made vegan, all you have to do is replace the yogurt with vegan yogurt! I look forward to seeing your recipe.. :)

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  2. Yum yum yum...Vicky. Can't wait to check out the entire recipe....

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  3. that cake crumb looks beautiful and so does this pudding.. the flavors and fruits all perfect for fall.

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    1. Thank you Richa, aren't they just!

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  4. That is delicious pudding, Love to taste bowl Vicky So yumm.

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  5. Thanks so much again Vicky! It was great working with you.

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    1. Thank you Emily for having me and thank you for the putting together the Seasonal Real Food Blog Series, I loved being part of it x

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  6. Wow, the Autumn Fruit Ginger Pudding & Pear looks amazing .... It’ll be an amazing explosion of flavours once you add the vanilla cashew cream & ginger!!

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    1. Thank you! Vanilla and ginger were made for each other!

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